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An Almost Perfect Affair (1979)

PG | | Comedy, Romance | 27 April 1979 (USA)
A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.

Director:

Michael Ritchie

Writers:

Walter Bernstein, Don Petersen (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Keith Carradine ... Hal Raymond
Monica Vitti ... Maria Barone
Raf Vallone ... Federico 'Freddie' Barone
Christian De Sica ... Carlo Barone
Dick Anthony Williams ... Andrew Jackson
Anna Maria Horsford ... Amy Zon
Katya Berger ... Maria & Freddie's Daughter
Andy Ho Andy Ho
Henri Garcin Henri Garcin ... Lt. Montand
Sady Rebbot Sady Rebbot
Gérard Buhr
Luang Ham Chau Luang Ham Chau
Jean-Pierre Zola
François Viaur François Viaur
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Storyline

A smalltime US filmmaker goes to Cannes to try to get his movie in the limelight. A wife of one of the producers there gets interested in his story and they begin an affair.

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cannesissa tapahtuu See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$85,493

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,493
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Was shot under the name of "Cannes Game" See more »

Quotes

Maria Barone: The problem with your film is that it's all about you not the characters on the screen.
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Crazy Credits

Françoise Roumanet is credited as "French assistant editor" instead of "first assistant editor". See more »

Connections

References Fingers (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Alone In Cannes
Written and Performed by Georges Delerue Et Son Orchestre
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Sad to hear of the death of Michael Ritchie
5 May 2001 | by peterh-2See all my reviews

I, too, was in this bomb; my mother and I were the only people in the theater as it completed its short run here! What a shame that my brief career in Hollywood was in such a poor example of Michael Rithchie's work. But, just having heard of Ritchie's death a couple of weeks ago, I got to thinking how it was one of the most pleasant experiences of my life, just being an extra in one of his movies. Michael Ritchie was not only a talented director, but I can attest to the fact that he was a genuinely fine person as well. I feel immense sadness knowing that he is no longer with us.

Peter


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